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Do I Need a Regular Block Plane When I Have a Veritas Low Angle Block Plane

06-13-2018 02:07 PM by cortes

I’m clearing out some old tools and may sell them or pass them on to a ...

15 06-20-2018 06:49 AM
View drummerman's profile

Porter Cable Model 108 Circular Saw (ser.# 9962)

06-19-2018 03:06 AM by drummerman

Does anyone know how old this saw is and where to find an owners manual and ...

5 06-19-2018 10:17 PM
View ozdude's profile

Roof tar for hand plane japanning?

06-14-2018 07:50 AM by ozdude

Thanks to all for their info re my last topic regarding two tone wood in a St...

20 06-17-2018 04:22 PM
View Redoak49's profile

Needing a Couple Rasps

06-14-2018 12:44 PM by Redoak49

I have a project coming up and will need a couple Rasps. I will need a half ...

17 06-15-2018 08:30 PM
View PaddyH's profile

Unknown tool

06-12-2018 05:10 PM by PaddyH

Hi, I have just purchased this off Ebay, the seller has asked me what the too...

9 06-13-2018 07:05 PM
View HokieKen's profile

What is this tool used for?

06-11-2018 01:25 PM by HokieKen

I recently inherited this tool. It was made by AMT and appears to me to be a...

16 06-13-2018 02:56 AM
View Holbs's profile

Next Phase For Stanley Works Complex: Rubble

06-12-2018 12:34 AM by Holbs

awww :(I wouldn’t mind buying a brick or floorboards from the complex a...

3 06-12-2018 12:02 PM
View ozdude's profile

Stanley two piece knob?

06-05-2018 05:20 AM by ozdude

Hi all, Recently purchased a US made Stanley No 5 smoothing plane with an ...

12 06-11-2018 01:24 PM
View Richard Lee's profile

Old Home Made Plane.

06-10-2018 10:53 PM by Richard Lee

Heavy and crudley made. No markings on it.

5 06-11-2018 08:05 AM
View MakerJake's profile

Novice looking for advice

06-06-2018 01:49 PM by MakerJake

Hello, I’ve been coming to this site for a long time but just joined today...

13 06-08-2018 09:20 PM
View ronmccormack's profile

need advise on mixing veneer thickness in marquetry

05-18-2018 06:54 PM by ronmccormack

Ive been doing marquetry for a bit now and have decided to start cutting my o...

8 06-07-2018 05:39 AM
View jc066's profile

Old No.5 Bailey plane clean up

06-06-2018 01:10 PM by jc066

I acquired this plane from my buddy JrJointer.Disassembled and cleaned up wen...

3 06-06-2018 04:04 PM
View gargey's profile

Home Depot dropped Bessey Clamps?

05-31-2018 01:56 PM by gargey

Hey, My HD has stopped carrying Bessey clamps and only carries DeWalt home...

15 06-06-2018 03:09 AM
View therealSteveN's profile (online now)

South Central Ohio Hand Tool education

06-05-2018 09:40 AM by therealSteveN

Hi All This is about upcoming classes taught by Ron Herman, who has a scho...

1 06-05-2018 01:30 PM
View NeophyteGrant's profile

Help. I have a bevel up jointer, smoother, and Jack but want to try BD

06-02-2018 01:09 AM by NeophyteGrant

I started, like so many, on a powered path. But when I realized the way plane...

16 06-05-2018 01:51 AM
View Don W's profile

Identity of this Stanley #5 1/4

08-04-2012 09:13 PM by Don W

This is a 5 1/4 Stanley I picked up at a flea market today. It doesn’t ...

23 06-04-2018 11:01 PM
View jayvansickle's profile

In search of a square

06-03-2018 12:25 AM by jayvansickle

Can anyone tell me where I could find one of these.

8 06-03-2018 05:09 AM
View Dreban's profile

Chisel hoops, where can I buy them???

06-01-2018 08:44 PM by Dreban

Howdy, I have an old, PS&W No 1 EX 2” wide x 17” long heav...

3 06-03-2018 02:49 AM
View BSAphex's profile

Cap Iron Screw compatibility?

06-01-2018 08:17 PM by BSAphex

Hi all,Does anyone know if the cap iron screw from a Stanley/Bailey plane wil...

3 06-02-2018 12:01 PM
View ArthurPhlogiston's profile

Help identifying this plane?

05-30-2018 04:08 AM by ArthurPhlogiston

Hello all, I bought this plane recently to “restore” (i.e knoc...

3 05-30-2018 01:02 PM

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